Hiking in Vals: from hikes on themed trails to a family hike
The region around Vals is characterized by its diversity. Green meadows, lush forests, chamois in nature are next to jagged peaks and steep cliffs. You have the choice between a relaxing family walk or a real adventure.
The Pfunders’ Trail: an adventure, you will remember for a long time
The Pfunders’ trail takes you right through the beautiful nature and allows you unforgettable insights into the mountains. The Schiefer and Gneis ridges of Pfunders’ mountains are touristy not been touched as the known three-thousand of the Dolomites. They are not inferior to them in terms of beauty. On the contrary: Here you can enjoy a beautiful vision and feel close to heaven. A guided tour will bring you along rocks, sunny pastures and a varied flora and fauna. Anyone who would like to experience the seclusion of the mountains, will love the Pfunders’ trail. In pathless terrain marks will help you finding quickly the right path under the expert guidance. On the way you will find some mountain shelters and alpine accommodations, so you can find protection even by bad weather. However, this route is only suitable for experienced hikers or climbers, as head of heights, a very good physical condition and experience are necessary.
Adventure for the whole family during your hike in Vals
The Eisack Valley has more than 33 round trails on various topics. Whether “mining”, “agriculture” or “peasant traditions”: here there is no place for boredom. Hike along varied paths through an incomparable landscape and get to know, for example, the didactic path about ores and crystals. Stop at the Mineral Museum or have a look to the Teiser balls. Also the adventure path about peasant traditions is very suitable for families with children. Show your kids how agriculture works, where the milk comes from and how nature must be protected. Who wants to go eating regional delicacies on the hike in Vals, is just on the right way along the adventure path “Local produce”. From goat cheese up to the apple strudel the freshness and naturalness convince immediately.